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Title:National Council of La Raza
Organization:National Council of La Raza
Short Description:The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) – the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States – works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. To achieve its mission, NCLR conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas – assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health.
Annotation:The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) – the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States – works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations (CBOs), NCLR reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To achieve its mission, NCLR conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas – assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. In addition, it provides capacity-building assistance to its Affiliates who work at the state and local level to advance opportunities for individuals and families.
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
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Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Hispanic poverty rate highest in new supplemental census measure
The global gender gap index: 2011
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
The nation's report card: Science 2011
The economic case for higher education
What is "career ready"?
Common measures for college access and success
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
10 Reasons why we need diversity on college campuses
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
5 Education factors in focus
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
HSIs 2009-10
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Project WIn-Win
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
The Future Ready Project
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
The College Match Program
State policy profiles for completion by design
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Mobility makers
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Women Employed
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Everybody ready for college
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Steps taken on the path forward
Student success in higher education
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
The impact of teacher experience
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Unauthorized immigrant population: National and state trends, 2010
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Developmental education in community colleges
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Why these students? Reasons to help undocumented students
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
A paradox of education progress
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
College for all?
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
National Center for Academic Transformation
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Education Trust-West
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Project U-turn
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Understanding the working college student
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
ACE Online Information Center
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
How much are college students borrowing?
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Projections of education statistics to 2018
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
The effects of public support on college attainment
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
College Savings Foundation
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
The effects of transitions on access to higher education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Education Equality Project
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Youth transitioning from foster care: Background, federal programs and issues for Congress
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Costs, prices, and affordability
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Savvy assessment and evaluation skills
For better science, just add color
Where are the Black scientists?
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Returning to our roots: Student access
Latinos in secondary education
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Collegiate learning assessement project
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Education watch online
Education and the economy: An indicators report
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Recent STEM initiatives
A new way on school integration
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Just for the kids
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Latino youth and the pathway to college
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Measuring up 2004
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Lifelong lessons: Non-traditional becomes the “norm” as adults blaze new trails to college
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
College Results Online
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
African American achievement in America
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
American youth policy forum
Minority student achievement network
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Student Retention.org
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Education and correctional populations
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Act, Inc: College planning resources in Spanish
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Bridge Partnership
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Growing share of immigrants choosing naturalization
Hispanic attitudes toward learning English
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
EPAS®: A system that works
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Immigrants and social services
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
Pasantías y otras formas de adquirir experiencia profesional (Exploring careers)
Student African American Brotherhood
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
African American students and U.S. high schools
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Student loans and public accountability
Accelerated developmental education project
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
National and state data
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
The minds of boys
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Indiana college success coalition
Condition of education 2008
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Windows on achievement and inequality
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Center for native education
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative